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You can refuse to accept of browser cookies by activating the corresponding setting in your browser. However, if you choose this setting, you may not be able to access certain parts of our websites. If you have not set your browser to refuse to accept cookies, our system may create cookies when you visit our website using your browser.
The data collected by our website and/or cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be stored longer than necessary for the purposes mentioned above. In no case will such information be stored for more than one year.
Our cookies are used for the following purposes:
These cookies are required to enable the operation of our website so that you can access it as desired. These cookies allow us to recognize, for example, whether you are using the forms on our site or viewing video material. This also includes cookies that enable us to “remember” your previous activities within the respective browser session and to secure our website.
These cookies are used by us or third parties to analyze how our website is used and whether the websites function properly. For example, these cookies track which pages are visited most frequently and from which locations our visitors access our pages. If you register for a newsletter or otherwise register on the websites, these cookies can be assigned to you.
Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to better understand how users interact with our website. In addition, this provider enables us to generate more aggregated background information on our website visitors in a completely anonymized form.
Hubspot: This provider allows us to better assess how users interact with our website. In addition, Hubspot helps us to conduct a better individualized customer discussion.
These cookies enable us to operate our website according to the settings you have chosen. These cookies enable us to “remember” you the next time you visit our website. For example, we recognize your user name and save your individual settings for the website, e.g., text size, font, languages and other settings, and ensure that these individual adjustments are also available to you for future visits.
The third party providers that generate these cookies, such as:
– Google Adwords for customized playout of search engine ads
– Facebook for improved social networking
– Outbrain for displaying content on different news pages
– Quora & Reddit for targeted display of relevant content in discussion forums
have their own privacy policies and may use their cookies to provide you with targeted advertising on other websites based on your visit to our websites.